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It’s Not Just Onboarding

Human Resources is not just about bringing on new hires and managing leave requests. The reality of HR is that, over time, relationships between employer and employees will change. Employees receive promotions, change roles, undergo training, resign, and retire. All of these activities—termed as “midboarding” and “offboarding”—require the same level of attention, and can [...]

2019-06-06T16:45:09+00:00June 6th, 2019|

Streamlining Onboarding With SharePoint & Office 365

Integrating a new team member into an organization is often fraught with inefficiencies. Multiple departments need to coordinate activities so that the new hire can hit the ground running. For many companies, the onboarding process is a bit chaotic, leaving new employees with doubts before they even begin. With an efficient onboarding system, however, [...]

2019-06-06T16:47:25+00:00June 3rd, 2019|

What is No-Code Technology?

No-code technology allows so-called “citizen developers” to build applications using intuitive graphical interfaces. No-code platforms allow users to “drag-and-drop” components so they can create applications that automate business processes.  Businesses are jumping on this train because it pushes application creation down to the groups that use those applications and relieves pressure on an often over-burdened IT department. With the “developers” being close to people who will use [...]

2019-05-22T14:37:41+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

Benefits of a No-Code Solution

Want to create business solutions for your company? Or maybe you are in IT and want to push form and workflow creation to HR, Facilities, Purchasing, and other departments, so they can build the solutions themselves?  The rise of no-code solutions makes it possible for business users to build highly effective workflows without needing to know programming languages. The goal is to provide non-programmers [...]

2019-05-22T16:54:40+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Digital Transformation Furthers Regulatory Compliance

Organizations in the healthcare, financial services, and utility provider industries have one thing in common: the need for regulatory compliance. And all too often, companies in these sectors make the mistake of using systems their staff is familiar with, rather than the proper tools, to meet compliance needs. Spreadsheets, Microsoft Word DOCs, PDFs, and [...]

2019-04-23T16:00:55+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

Digital Transformation Spurs Operational Efficiency

Digital transformation is rapidly transforming how organizations look at internal processes and workflows. The move to digitized business processes opens a new world of possibilities for companies that previously relied on outdated, manual processes. This is felt primarily in the company’s bottom line when inefficient methods, paper-based processes, and repetitive tasks are replaced with [...]

2019-04-16T20:51:06+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Eulogy for InfoPath

“Alas, poor InfoPath! I knew him, Horatio, an app of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy …” Though Information Technology is a relatively new industry, it has nonetheless collected a graveyard of solutions that have succumbed to the march of technology. Microsoft has had its fair share of products that fell by the wayside: [...]

2019-04-16T19:58:10+00:00April 8th, 2019|

Hazards of Phishing Attacks and Office 365 Tools for Protecting Your Company

It’s 10 am and already I have received four phishing attempts in my Inbox – fake emails purportedly from Chase Online, Xerox, FedEx, and a VoiceMail service. That does not even include the others in my Junk Mail or that were blocked by anti-phishing filters. I know they are fakes just by looking at [...]

2019-03-22T15:50:46+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

Questions & Answers on PowerApps and Flow

These questions and answers came from our recent webinar with MVP Joel Oleson on "Apps, Forms, Workflows and Tools of Office 365: What to Use When?" We are looking to get you the information you need to be successful in building applications on SharePoint and Office 365. See webinar recording and other information here. - [...]

2019-03-20T18:19:27+00:00March 11th, 2019|

The Two Sides of Bots – Human and Tech

Chatbots are having a profound impact on how we go about our day-to-day business. Whether internal HR and support bots or customer-focused bots on commercial web sites, chatbots are becoming more mainstream. They are finally starting to come through on their promise of boosting revenue while cutting costs. Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and [...]

2019-02-11T17:52:25+00:00February 11th, 2019|
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